Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 7 23
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 33 62 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 10.89% 15.09% 8.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.19% 15.70% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 16
Belfast median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £12,500 £31,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
County Antrim median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 295 395 191
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 96.11% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 221 334 131
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Belfast region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Spring
4 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (27.27%) Web Services
6 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.21%) HTML
7 7 (21.21%) Node.js
8 6 (18.18%) HTML5
8 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
8 6 (18.18%) Python
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
9 5 (15.15%) XML
9 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) C++
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) DevOps
9 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.15%) REST
9 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
9 5 (15.15%) JSON
10 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.12%) JAX-WS
10 4 (12.12%) Mentoring

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.03%) HSQLDB
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.06%) VisualVM
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) Mockito
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Spring
2 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) HTML
4 7 (21.21%) Node.js
5 6 (18.18%) CSS
5 6 (18.18%) HTML5
6 5 (15.15%) JSON
6 5 (15.15%) REST
6 5 (15.15%) XML
7 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.12%) JAX-RS
7 4 (12.12%) JAX-WS
7 4 (12.12%) Spring Batch
7 4 (12.12%) Spring Boot
8 3 (9.09%) J2EE
9 2 (6.06%) Java EE
9 2 (6.06%) JMS
9 2 (6.06%) RESTful
9 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.18%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.12%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) Front End Development
8 1 (3.03%) Monetization
8 1 (3.03%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C
5 3 (9.09%) Java 8
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.03%) Kotlin
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.09%) GDPR
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) IBM
1 3 (9.09%) MuleSoft
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Capita
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat